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New York Times, Monday, July 16, 2001

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 18,878 )

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Across
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Pepsi, e.g. : COLA
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Bit of parsley : SPRIG
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Tuxedo shirt fastener : STUD
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Its capital is Muscat : OMAN
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Vestige : TRACE
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Carson's late-night successor : LENO
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Agitated state : SNIT
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Man of many words? : ROGET
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Mystery writer Ambler : ERIC
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Italian for "pick me up" : TIRAMISU
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Intelligence : SMARTS
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Ice cream treat : CONE
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Public square : PLAZA
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Secretarial work : TYPING
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Guards : PROTECTS
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Arduous : HARD
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Most likely ones to be invited : ALIST
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___ and aah : OOH
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Boxer Laila ___ : ALI
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Italian for "to the tooth" : ALDENTE
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Delta rival : TWA
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What an air ball doesn't touch : RIM
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Begin's co-Nobelist in 1978 : SADAT
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Twosome in the gossip columns : ITEM
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Parkland birds : PEAFOWLS
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Olympic prizes : MEDALS
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Do a do-si-do : DANCE
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Red Rose : PETE
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Big name in toy trains : LIONEL
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Italian for "beautiful singing" : BELCANTO
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"___ it rich?" : ISNT
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Poetry Muse : ERATO
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Copy cats? : MEOW
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Catcher Tony : PENA
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Capital near Casablanca : RABAT
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"You said it, sister!" : AMEN
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Puffy Combs's first name : SEAN
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Prepared to pray : KNELT
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Signals agreement : NODS
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Price paid : COST
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All: Prefix : OMNI
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Lion's den : LAIR
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Alka-Seltzer, for one : ANTACID
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Yo-yo necessity : STRING
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Nonpoetic writing : PROSE
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Brand of sauce : RAGU
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Italian ___ : ICE
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Beats it : GETSLOST
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Vulgar person : SLEAZE
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Italian for "baked earth" : TERRACOTTA
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Military subdivision : UNIT
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Physicians, briefly : DOCS
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Tues. preceder : MON
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Photo finish : MATTE
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Word processing command : PRINT
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Choreographer Twyla : THARP
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New Haven student : YALIE
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Italian for "first lady" : PRIMADONNA
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Prayers : PLEAS
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Sauna item : TOWEL
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Hoaxes : SHAMS
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Confuse : ADDLE
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In unison : ASONE
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Supreme Court worker : LAWCLERK
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Creative person : IDEAMAN
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Card game also called sevens : FANTAN
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Member of the 500 home run club : MELOTT
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List abbr. : ETC
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Corolla part : PETAL
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"Loose ___ sink ships" : LIPS
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Fortuneteller's phrase : ISEE
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Title pig in a 1995 film : BABE
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Jules Verne captain : NEMO
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___ the line (obeyed) : TOED
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Has : OWNS
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Dashed : RAN

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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